The Psychology of Government Fraud – The George Santos Effect and Twice Quoted in The Southern California Register in January 23
Citizens must pay attention lest they continue to put people in positions of power who are self-serving rather than public servants.
I have loved reading Psychology Today ever since my first psychology class as a high school junior. So I consider it a huge honor to have been invited to blog on their site. They have asked me to cover “Where Women Govern” as it relates to corruption and happiness. Here’s blog number two!
From 2001 to 2018, 7 percent of defendants in financial scandals in the U.S. were women. Swedish scholars found that women mayors reduce corruption risks and corruption levels during the first term in office. Researchers concluded women mayors who do not adapt to corrupt networks are not re-elected.
A former colleague interviews people from the past of the SLO Supervisor whose sleaze caught up with him.
Senator Steve Glazer, author of Senate Bill 1439 said, “it will break the link between campaign fundraising and decisions by local elected officials. Unfortunately, the scandals in this space are far and wide throughout California.” However, it sidesteps the millions raised in behested payments raised by the governor’s wife as reported in the Pasadena Star News.
The people of San Luis Obispo County have long believed that Paul Flores killed the young woman who lived in his dorm at Cal Poly University. Now their views have been validated by a jury. It was the combined effort of three counties, two parents, and the heartfelt...
We didn’t pay attention to the character of those we elected. We thought it was OK if their characters slipped a little here and a little there. If there ever has been a reason to vote for men and women of impeccable ethics, this is it. Our children. If there ever has been a reason to pay attention to the actions of our elected representatives, this is it: those who come after us.
A courtroom drama plays out in yet another California beach County - Monterey - the result of the mysterious disappearance 26 years ago of a beautiful tall, blonde coed while attending the well-respected California Polytechnic State University in scenic San Luis...
DOUBLE DAIS – WHY US? Why take a 6-hour online course? In these videos, I’ll give you all the valuable, firsthand, nuts-and-bolts information you need to be a citizen activist or elected official who gets RESULTS. 1. You’ll find out how to speak clearly and...